Preserve The Apalachicola River Culture 

Historical Fact

March 06, 2017

After the transfer of Florida from Spain to the United States, the Apalachicola became a major avenue of commerce. Paddlewheel steamboats carried people and products up the river to Columbus and down to the booming port of Apalachicola. Towns grew and flourished and Apalachicola even witnessed the birth of the world's first  
machine for making ice.

Apalachicola Threat Background

February 22, 2017

"After decades of legal battles between Florida, Georgia and Alabama over a river system they share, an environmental group warned that the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Basin is "at the breaking point." "-Margie Menzel of the Orlando Weekly #CallOfTheApalach  

Apalachicola Music

March 06, 2017

Sammy Tedder an Apalachicola native creates music "which is at times haunting, is a perfect match for the amazing cinematography that really captures the scenic beauty of the river." - Briege McGarrity, Independent Film Quarterly - 2007 Cannes Special Edition.  Save the River Culture! 

Florida's Underground Railroad

March 04, 2017

Here is a great article that goes in more depth on Florida's Forgotten Railroad. "The prevalent narrative is that the railroad ran north, but the precursor to that treacherous path out of slavery ran south to Spanish Florida... [there are] two Underground Railroad stations, ruins and relics of black resistance to enslavement: Prospect Bluff, along the Apalachicola River, just a few miles away, and Fort Mose in St. Augustine."

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